Like many Bassmaster Elite Series pros, Todd Faircloth had never been on Cayuga Lake prior to the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite held there. "All I knew was it had grass in it," he said.
Going into the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake, Chris "Zaldaingerous" Zaldain was 63rd in the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year points.
Years ago, Greg Hackney famously said, "Godzilla ain't got nothin' on me!" In a Twitter chat after his Cayuga win, he said he'd take on Sasquatch, too.
Kevin VanDam talks about missing the Bassmaster Classic after 24 appearances.
Fans who attended the launches and weigh-ins at Cayuga Lake shared their photos online with the hashtag #basselite! Here's what they captured.
Davy Hite talks with eventual champ Greg Hackney as he bags his fish and shows off his winning baits on Day 4 of the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite on Cayuga Lake.
The Hack attack is a beautiful thing if you’re watching it from afar. It’s amazing in its intensity, precision and in its ability to destroy everything — anglers and fish alike — in its path.
Cayuga lake was a good example of how, even at the Elite level, you’re constantly learning, improving and refining your game.
Right now Hackney is staring Godzilla in the face, and it’s safe to say that his eyes are laser-focused on the next major hurdle.
After eight events covering rivers, lakes and man-made reservoirs from Florida to Louisiana to New York and in venues known for the Monkey Trial, the Liberty Bell and the finest country music theaters, the 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series regular season is finally in the books.